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" Where the snake in the swamp sucks its deadliest poison, . And the cat of the mountains keeps watch for its food ; But the leaf shall be greener, the sky shall be purer, The eye shall be clearer, the rifle be surer, And stronger the arm of the fearless... "
Occasional Pieces of Poetry - Page 50
by John Gardiner Calkins Brainard - 1825 - 111 pages
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Selections from the American Poets: With Some Introductory Remarks

American poetry - 1834 - 406 pages
...wateh for its food. But the leaf shall be greener, the sky shall be purer, The eyes shall be elearer, the rifle be surer, And stronger the arm of the fearless...trusts nought but Heaven in his way through the wood. i!; •i , ' f,l '•Si Light be the heart of the poor lonely wanderer, Firm be his step through eaeh...
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Greyslaer: A Romance of the Mohawk, Volume 2

Charles Fenno Hoffman - American fiction - 1840 - 272 pages
...Ihe bison Roams through the forest or leaps o'er the flood ; Where the snake in the swamp sucks the deadliest poison, And the cat of the mountains keeps...stronger the arm of the fearless endurer That trusts naught but Heaven in his way through the wood." BRAINARD. LKT it bring no reproach to the manhood of...
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Greyslaer: A Romance of the Mohawk, Volume 1

Charles Fenno Hoffman - Literary Criticism - 1840 - 972 pages
...the bison Roams through the forest or leaps o'er the flood ; Where the snake in the swamp sucks the deadliest poison, And the cat of the mountains keeps...rifle be surer, And stronger the arm of the fearless endurcr That trusts naught but Ileaven in his way through the wood.'' BRAIN ABD. LET it bring no reproach...
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The American Common-place Book of Poetry: With Occasional Notes

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1841 - 422 pages
...mountains keeps watch for its food. But the leaf shall be greener, the sky shall be purer, The eyes shall be clearer, the rifle be surer, And stronger...from the cruel man, far from the plunderer, Far from (he track of the mean and the vile. And when death, with the last of its terrors, assails him, And...
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Readings in poetry: a selection from the best English poets, from Spenser to ...

Readings - English poetry - 1843 - 466 pages
...The eyes shall be clearer, the rifle be surer, But the leaf shall be greener, the sky shall be purer, And stronger the arm of the fearless endurer, That...trusts nought but Heaven in his way through the wood. Firm be his step through each wearisome mile, Far from the cruel man, far from the plunderer, Far from...
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The Poets of Connecticut: With Biographical Sketches ...

Charles William Everest - American literature - 1844 - 474 pages
...forest are centered, Where no beam of the sun or the sweet moon has entered, No blood-hound has roused up the deer with his bay. He has left the green alley...mile ; Far from the cruel man, far from the plunderer ; Kiss, with the sun, the evening's cheek, And leave me lonely with the night. I 'll gaze upon the...
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The Poets of Connecticut: With Biographical Sketches ...

Charles William Everest - American literature - 1844 - 480 pages
...forest are centered, Where no beam of the sun or the sweet moon has entered, No blood-hound has roused up the deer with his bay. He has left the green alley...wood. Light be the heart of the poor lonely wanderer; And when death, with the last of its terrors, assails him, And all but the last throb of memory fails...
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The Poems of John G. C. Brainard: A New and Authentic Collection, with an ...

John Gardiner Calkins Brainard - American poetry - 1847 - 248 pages
...forest are centered, Where no beam of the sun or the sweet moon has entered, No bloodhound has roused up the deer with his bay. He has left the green alley...wearisome mile — Far from the cruel man, far from the blunderer; Far from the track of the mean and the vile. And when death, with the last of its terrors,...
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The Poets of America: With Occasional Notes

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1847 - 456 pages
...mountains keeps watch for its tood. But the leaf shall be greener, the sky shall be purer, The eyes shall be clearer, the rifle be surer, And stronger...trusts nought but Heaven in his way through the wood. Far from the cruel man, far from the plunderer, Far from the track of the mean and the vile. And when...
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McGuffey's New Eclectic Speaker: Containing about Three Hundred Exercises ...

William Holmes McGuffey - Elocution - 1858 - 516 pages
...the bison Roams through the prairies, or leaps o'er the flood; Where the snake in the swamp sucks the deadliest poison, And the cat of the mountains keeps...stronger the arm of the fearless endurer, That trusts naught but Heaven, in his way through the 'wood. Light be the heart of the poor lonely wanderer, Firm...
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